Saturday, October 24, 2009

Immensity

Individual stars in our galaxy, foreground (hundreds of light years); large galaxy, middle ground (50 million light years distant); Smaller galaxies, background (500 million light years distant).





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Speaking Truth to Power: Colonel Richard Kemp on the IDF



What Have the Americans Ever Done For Us?

This Wings Over Iraq Post reminded us of a classic Python bit from Life of Brian.


Yeah. I know, it's the ROMANS they are on about.

Empires of Trust